What’s New with OSHPD for 2017

On January 1, 2017 OSHPD will be enforcing new accessibility changes in the California Building Code.

The Division of the State Architect (DSA) compiled a summary of the changes in the attached PDF documentThis document provides a brief overview of the changes to definitions (Chapter 2) and accessibility provisions (Chapter 11B), and includes new scoping and technical provisions specific to electric vehicle charging stations. 

Have questions about compliance and what these changes mean for you? Our lead architect, Mike Hilliard is CASp certified and an OSHPD compliance specialist. Give us a call at 415 989-6400 or visit hilliardarchitects.com

Mike Hilliard is a co-founder and principal of Hilliard Architects. He has been practicing architecture in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1976. Mike is the lead project architect, designer and a medical planner. He is a CASp accessibility specialist, building codes expert and has extensive diagnostic experience. As a puzzle-solver extraordinaire and our resident building scientist, Mike brings technical excellence to design.